Names for a set of user capabilities.

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How do I make a draft post accessible to everyone?

I have several unpublished posts in my Wordpress website and I am trying to make it accessible for normal users (who are not logged in) using the normal post slugs (site.com/post-here). I understand ...
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Allow Editors to edit pending posts but not draft ones

I have a large number of users with Editor Capabilities that help to go through the post submissions. This is my current setup for this role: As you can see, they are allowed to edit_posts and ...
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Remove Ability for Other Users to View Administrator in User List?

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Remove Admin from User Menu") I have created a client administrator role which is essentially an Editor with ability to add/remove users. The article "Editor ...
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Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WordPress site for a client. The client has the Editor role, however I have installed the Members plugin and given the client the capability to add new users to the WP admin. This is ...
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Change Author Base Slug for different Roles

is it possible to change the author base slug in dependency of the role? For example, authors get example.com/ninja/%username% and subscribers get example.com/trainee/%username% ? I am thinking of ...
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Possible to hide Custom Post Type UI/Menu from specific User Roles?

What I'm looking to do is completely hide the UI for a custom post type from specific user roles...Ive previously found many resources on how to disable access to using those CPTs but nothing that ...
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How to add a Capability to a User Role?

I am managing a Wordpress network and would like to add the unfiltered_html user capability to the already predefined user role of Admin. In a standard installation of Wordpress the Admin account ...
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Help to condense/optimize some working code

WordPress by default shows ALL posts to users who are Authors. I wanted Authors to only be able to see their own posts so I came up with the following code which works well. Any suggestions to ...
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How to assign specific users the capability to edit specific pages / posts / custom post types

I'm trying to implement what seemed like a relatively straight forward idea, basically I am building an access control plugin to control viewing and editing of a custom post type (in this case '...
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add_role() run only once?

I was surprised to discover that add_role() modifies the database and fails if the role already exists. There are two implications here, one first more serious than the other: 1) if you're in ...
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Allow member to have access to custom post type only. Permission to only edit their own posts

OK I'm looking for the best way to attack this. I'm very comfortable with PHP and making custom post types with custom meta fields in WordPress. Here is what I'm looking at doing: User registers ...
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Getting a List of Currently Available Roles on a WordPress Site?

When writing WordPress plugins there is often a need to set up options for which roles on the site have access to certain functionality or content. To do this a plugin dev needs to fetch the list of ...
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If current user is admin or editor

How can I check to see if the current logged in user is an admin or an editor? I know how to do each singularly <?php if( current_user_can('editor')) { ?> stuff here for editors <?...
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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Separate registration and login for different roles

I've set 2 new roles for my site using the "Members" plugin - "sellers" and "buyers". Each role should have its own registration page and login. A visitor can register as both a buyer and a seller ...
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How to limit user to publish post per day and per role?

I would like to know is there any way/Plugin to limit the user published post (in a given time span) by his role? Like this: Role A -> 1 post per day and 30 post total. Role B -> 10 post per ...
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Change default admin page for specific role(s)

I was wondering if anyone knew of a plugin or a way programmatically to change the the default admin page for a specific user/role? I have a master panel page for my plugin currently setup with ...
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How can I allow the Editor Role to change Theme Settings?

I've just setup a new Blog for a friend and thought it's better to not give him Administrator Access right away as a pre-caution. I created a new user as Editor therefore. But then I saw that this ...
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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role('Doctor', __('Doctor'), array('read'=>'...
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Why are my roles not visible in a Multi-site/Network?

My network is showing roles in some sites and not in others. For some reason that I can't explain, when I add a new user, I have no role to choose from on the drop down box of a sub-site in my ...
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Allowing users to edit only their page and nobody else's

We currently have about 50 pages, each of which I want a user (eg, bob, rob, smith) to be able to edit only 1 page. For example, bob & smith each have their own page. I do not want bob to be ...
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How can I hide a category from Contributors in the edit/add new post screen?

I have a situation where I need to hide a specific category and it's children from users who are logged in as Contributors. I don't want them to see this category and it's children in the categories ...
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How to filter the role selector?

I know that roles in WordPress are not hierarchical, but I'm wondering if there is any type of capability to "assign users to roles". All I can see if being able to add users or not. The real kicker ...
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How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But ...
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How can I display all Multisite blogs where this user is administrator?

Given the user ID, how can I display all the blogs where this user is administrator? I tried: <?php $user_id = 2; $user_blogs = get_blogs_of_user( $user_id ); echo '<ul>'; foreach ($...
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Add role that restricts user to post in specific category

I'm trying to create a role that restricts the ability to post to a specific category, hiding the other from the checkbox. I don't want to use plugins. I'm looking for a snippet to put in functions....
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Ordering users of a specific role by last name

I'm trying to display a list of authors by their last name. I can get the list to display but as yet I don't seem to be able to order the list by last name. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Josh ...
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List total number of users that are authors

Question I want to display total number of Authors and total number of subscribers on the blog but exclude the admin in this way: 56 Authors so far 15 Subscribers so far Code that is close to ...
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Only allow administrators and editors to access wp-admin

I am trying to restrict access to wp-admin so that only administrators and editors are allowed. At the moment I am using this function: function restrict_admin(){ //if not administrator, kill ...
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Remove Ability for Administrators to Delete Administrators

I've been studying roles and capabilities and have worked with and worked up a bunch of awesome code for creating unique capabilities and roles. I have created a "Master Editor" role to maintain users ...
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Allow user to Publish, but not Edit or Delete

I saw post Allow Content Author to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete but is not the same I need and I cannot ask there because of reputation ¬¬ I need an user that can publish any user's post but can't ...
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Order users by custom user meta

I'm showing a list of users like so: <ul> <?php $directors = get_users('role=director'); foreach ($directors as $director) { $dir_id = $director->ID; ...
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Editor and contributor roles not correct after adding function

** RESTATED ** I am creating a bridge. The work involves a default installation of WordPress and a plugin to bridge a forum and WordPress. The forum provides all the account information. The ...
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Updating User Meta with SQL Query

I have a Wordpress site that needed to have 9,000+ users imported to set up a Directory Listing. I imported them from an existing MySQL (non-wordpress) database and everything imported just fine. ...
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Remove the Edit button in posts for permalinks on certain user roles? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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Blocking Administrative Access to Authors and Subcribers?

I would like to turn off admin panel for authors and subscribers. Is there any secure way to keep them away from admin panel?
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how to change user roles for users who doesn't have any. (about 8000 users)

We have about 8000 users who doesn't have any roles. we need to change them to "contributor". How can I change them to "contributor"? Should I do on database? if so, which fields I need to update? ...
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allow editors to edit menus?

I would like to be able to grant my editors the power to change the menu, can this be done? The appearance tab doesn't appear to be an option at all, can I make it so?
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Is there way to rename user role name without plugin?

Is there anyway to rename a user role name via hook, instead of using plugin? Edit For example, administrator » owner
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Send user activation email when programmatically creating user

I wondered if someone here might be able to help. Basically, I've created a custom registration form that when validated, inserts a user to the user table. function _new_user($data) { // ...
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How to change a user's role?

I have custom roles in my setup and I want to be able to automatically change a user's role thru a function. Say user A has a SUBSCRIBER role, how do I change it to EDITOR? When adding a role we just: ...
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How to hide media uploads by other users in the Media menu?

Simply put - how might I completely hide media files uploaded by any other users other then themselves? Id like to disable access to these links & files since they are a way for non-admin users to ...
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How to remove administrator role in settings -> general -> New User Default Role?

I don't want to accidentally select Administrator role. So is there a way to remove it from Settings -> General -> New User Default Role ?
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How do I redirect upon login a specific user based on role?

I'd like to force a user to a specific page upon login based on their role using if ( current_user_can('contributor') ) and the main login function function wp_loginout($redirect = '', $echo = ...
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How to create a clone role in wordpress

How to create new role with same capabilities of existing role. Eg: I would like to create a new role with same capabilities of administrator or editor and so on..
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How to get role of user

I need to get the role associated with a user -- not the "currently logged in user". I am using Buddypress (not that should matter to the nature of this question) and I am in the bp_members() loop. ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Disallow user from editing their own profile information

I'm currently developing an intranet and I am using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin to control roles and capabilities. I have created a HR role to allow Human Resources staff to create and edit user ...
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How to let contributors to create a new revision(draft) editing their published posts

I'm using a custom post type to let contributors have a personal page on the site. Any time a user registers on my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as the author....